FEATURED NEWS

  • Study reveals future of Chinese travel market

    InterContinental Hotels Group has partnered with Oxford Economics to publish one of the most comprehensive studies into the Chinese travel market ever undertaken. ..


  • ACC opening to showcase versatility

    A week-long program of business, arts and free community events will mark the official opening of the Adelaide Convention Centre’s (ACC) new West Building, the first stage in the centre’s multi-million dollar expansion to be completed. ..


  • Brisbane attracts international leads post-G20

    Successfully hosting the G20 Leaders Summit has enhanced Brisbane’s reputation as a city capable of hosting major events, with Brisbane Marketing Convention Bureau reporting it has generated 29 leads with the potential for a combined economic impact upwards of $30 million since the event late last year. ..


  • Sydney benefits from multicultural ties

    As Sydney celebrates the Lunar New Year, the largest celebration of the festival outside of Asia, the harbour city is enjoying the benefits of its close multicultural ties with the Asian region.  ..


  • Report reveals the value of business events

    Business events brought in $23.1 billion in total economic contribution in the financial year 2013-14, according to a new Ernst & Young (EY) report commissioned by the Business Events Council of Australia (BECA), highlighting the value of business events to Australia. ..


  • Business Events Week 2015 opens with national focus

    Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) has officially launched Business Events Week (BEW) 2015 at a media conference ahead of this year’s Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo, which kicks off at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre tomorrow (February 24). ..


  • MCEC announces $3 million AV makeover

    In a first for the Asia-Pacific region Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) will invest $3 million in a digital makeover in response to the rise of bring-your-own-device technology. ..


  • The Whitsundays open for business

    The Whitsundays is open for business and ready to welcome visitors with Cyclone Marcia by-passing the area late last night (February 19). ..


  • VIDEO: Baird launches Hunter Valley Conference & Events Centre

    NSW Premier Mike Baird attended the launch of the $6 million Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley Conference & Events Centre on Tuesday February 17, with hotel developer Dr Jerry Schwartz using the event to call for more infrastructure support in the region. ..


  • Adelaide welcomes the Mayfair Hotel

    The heritage-listed Colonial Mutual Life building in Adelaide’s CBD has come to life again after being derelict for many years, with the opening of the 5-star Mayfair Hotel. ..


Domestic News
International News
  • Crystal Cruises sold to Hong Kong buyer

    CIM was attending a tour of cruise ship Crystal Serenity, moored in Sydney Harbour last night (March 4), when news broke that the cruise line’s Japanese parent company NYK had sold Crystal Cruises to Genting Hong Kong for US$550 million ($703 million). ..


  • Abu Dhabi pushes halal tourism

    Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) is promoting the emirate’s extensive credentials and opportunities for halal tourism. ..